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List of Available PowerShell Cmdlets

August 7th, 2009 No comments

PowerShell is a completly new scripting language to me and as such there’s so much I don’t know about it, and while I can browse the net all day looking for information, I wanted to see how I could get PowerShell to tell me everything it knows first before I turn to the almighty Google. Searching for available Microsoft PowerShell Cmdlet descriptions (pronounced command-lets) and what they do I used the get-help command. After I ran this, I immediately noticed a Get-Help * command appear, so off I went. Read more…

Accessing WMI Information From PowerShell

July 25th, 2009 No comments

I’m starting to learn how powerful the Windows Management Instrumentation aka Windows WMI is. One of the simpliest ways I found of accessing the information is via Windows PowerShell. Here is a simple PowerShell command that will return the Win32_OperatingSystem information. Read more…